Art History Minor
With a minor in art history, you will learn about the monuments and principal artists of major art periods of the past, gaining a broad understanding of the art of the twentieth and twenty-first century.
Art History focuses not only on the material aspects of cultural expression, but also how art reflects other aspects of society, including history, politics, religion, science, and technology. You'll gain experience looking at art and thinking about the broader issues of the interaction between art and society, and the intersection of economics, religion, and science with visual expression and the built environment.
The art history minor pairs well with any major.
Art Studio Minor
If you want to improve your practical art skills while at Truman, while majoring in another field, consider adding the art studio minor to your course of study.
After taking Art Studio Foundations I & II, you'll be able to pursue your own selection of courses from our studio classes like ceramics, fibers, painting, sculpture, and 3D to choose an emphasis for your minor. Faculty will continuously evaluate your portfolio for proficiency as you progress into the upper-level studio courses.
The photography minor is available to both art majors and non-majors. For non-Art majors, the requirement is identical to the studio art minor. An Art major who has passed their proficiency into the major can double count that towards their Photography Minor.
After completing 15 credit hours of photography-related courses, you'll then be required to display your work in a public forum, such as the Ophelia Parrish Atrium space, the Student Research Conference, or elsewhere on campus.
See the Art Major & Minor FAQ for more info about the art program.
9 May 2015 | 9:00 am
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8 May 2015 | 7:30 am
Please join us tonight (Friday, May 8, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.) at the Kirksville Arts Association for the closing reception for “Into the Unknown: Vis Comm Voyagers Design Exhibition” (Visual Communications Senior Capstone Portfolio exhibition). It’s a great chance to see some wonderful art and to congratulate these seniors. The event is free and open to…Read more Vis Comm Senior Portfolio exhibition closing reception tonight!